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Carlton rochell Asian Art announces Asia Week exhibition: Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Art

9 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Carlton Rochell will present a special exhibition devoted to thirty-seven important classical Indian paintings from an American Private Collection. The exhibition will be open to the public from Friday, March 13 through Friday, March 20, from 10 a.m. Show More Summary

The Creeping Realization That Children's Cartoons Are The Only Remaining Viable Art

“The contrast between these two children’s shows provides a literal illustration of certain eternal tensions, not only in children’s entertainment but in literature and in American culture in general: Innocence vs. Experience, Nerds vs. Show More Summary

Mind Mechanics

21 hours agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

American Realness Festival Abrons Arts Center New York, NY January 2015 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2015 by Martha Sherman Ben Pryor, founder and curator of the American Realness Festival, makes no secret and needs no excuse for his edgy taste in dance and performance art. Show More Summary

Get Real

21 hours agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

American Realness Festival Abrons Arts Center New York, NY January 2015 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2015 by Martha Sherman Miguel Gutierrez “Age and Beauty Part 1: Mid-Career Artist/Suicide Note or &:-/,” January 10, 2015; Gibney Dance at 280 Broadway. Show More Summary

In the Jungle

21 hours agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

luciana achugar “OTRO TEATRO: The Pleasure Project,” American Realness Festival Abrons Arts Center New York, NY January 17, 2015 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2015 by Martha Sherman luciania achugar’s dark dance world is primordial.Show More Summary

Interview: Matthew Rhys On The 'Gruesome Sensuality' of 'The Americans'

FX’s slow burn thriller The Americans is artfully complex and harrowing in its relevance. Set in 1982, the series centers on Philip and Elizabeth Jennings (Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell), a pair of KGB operatives posing as married suburbanites. Show More Summary

Art Pepper's First 'Rainbow'

yesterdayMusic / Jazz : JazzWax

Jazz has always used the American Songbook as marble slabs to sculpt beautiful works of art. Jazz artists who recorded the most moving versions of these standards tended to be best associated with them. For example, Coleman Hawkins owned Body...

Art Institute of Chicago opens first museum survey of work of American photographer John Gossage

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

The Art Institute of Chicago is presenting the first museum survey ever mounted of American photographer John Gossage?s career. John Gossage: Three Routines opened Jan. 22, 2015, and continues through May 3, 2015, in Galleries 188 and 189 in the museum?s Modern Wing. Show More Summary

Netflix Just Released The First Teaser For 'Wet Hot American Summer'

When we were at camp, our favorite activity was arts and crafts, or as we used to call it: arts and farts and crafts. So consider us excited for Netflix's new "Wet Hot American" summer series. The streaming service released the first...Show More Summary

William T. Vollmann Channels His Female Alter-Ego Dolores in His First Art Exhibit

William Tanner Vollmann is the last of a breed of macho male American writers. Hardly a mention of the author goes by without bringing up the lengths he's gone for a story: joining the mujahideen in Afghanistan, smoking crack with prostitutes in San Francisco's Tenderloin, and becoming an FBI Unabomber suspect along the way. Show More Summary

‘Americans’ producers on Russian spy ring bust: ‘They must’ve been watching the show’

Life imitates art, which imitates life. On Monday, authorities arrested Evgeny Buryakov, a New York-based employee of a Russian bank

Five Questions: Septime Webre of The Washington Ballet

yesterdayArts / Museums : Eye Level

External Affairs Chief Jo Ann Gillula recently chatted with Washington Ballet's Artistic Director Septime Webre about the upcoming premiere of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, opening February 18 at the Kennedy Center. American Art willShow More Summary

Amon Carter Museum of American Art announces new Director of External Affairs

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art announces today that Lyndsay Hoover has joined the museum?s leadership team as the director of external affairs. In this new position, Hoover oversees the development and public relations departments. Show More Summary

Required Reading

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

This week, artists and drones, archiving the web, Russian art manifestos, the lies of American Sniper, modern life, and more.

Jennifer Lawrence Give Hilarious Presenter’s Speech at Producer’s Guild Awards

She has mastered the art of the adorably awkward awards show appearance, and Jennifer Lawrence was at it again on Saturday (January 24) at the Producers Guild Awards. The “American Hustle” hottie was in the house to present a trophyShow More Summary

Video Of Deaf Performance Artists Signing ‘Let It Go’ Goes Viral

They can’t hear the words, but that didn’t stop a group of deaf performing arts professionals from making a beautiful video, now going viral, set to the song “Let It Go” from Disney’s Frozen in American Sign Language (ASL). The video...Show More Summary

Skiing posters, Art Nouveau beauties lead Swann Galleries' February 12 auction

3 days agoArts : Artdaily

An outstanding assortment of ski images for American and European cold-weather destinations will be featured in Swann Galleries' annual winter auction of Vintage Posters on February 12. There are also lovely Art Nouveau images, turn-of-the-century bicycle ads, Israel and Judaic posters and powerful Art Deco designs. Show More Summary

Photography exhibition explores emotional, psychological impact of war

5 days agoArts : Artdaily

Past and present connect in a selection of photographs of American servicemen and women dating from the Civil War to recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. American Soldier opened at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City on Jan. Show More Summary

The Point Issue 9: On Art, Commerce, and the Prescience of DeLillo’s Cosmopolis

New at The Point: an incisive look at Don DeLillo’s Cosmopolis that calls it “the most prescient American novel of the past fifteen years” and asks,“is it possible to mount any meaningful resistance to capitalism on the level of culture?” The latest print issue features this essay as well as a symposium on privacy, and will be launched at a release party in […]

2015 Winter Antiques Show in New York showcases 3,000 years of timeless art and design

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

Ancient Egyptian bronze sculpture, gilded Herter Brothers side chairs owned by John Pierpont Morgan, and paintings by celebrated American artists William Merritt Chase, John Singer Sargent, and Childe Hassam, will gather for the 61st year of the Winter Antiques Show from January 23-February 1, 2015 at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City. Show More Summary

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